Room for Manoeuver: Toward a Theory of Practice in Critical Legal Studies


  • Rosemary J. Coombe

    1. Rosemary J. Coombe is an assistant professor of law, University of Toronto. LL. B. 1984, University of Western Ontario; J. S. M. 1988, Stanford Law School.
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  • The author would like to thank Bob Gordon, Tom Grey, and Mark Kelman for their comments on earlier draks of this manuscript. Friends in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University were extremely helpful in my endeavors to consider the ramifications of anthropological theory for a critical approach to law; Roger Rouse and Sylvia Yanagisako contributed insight, critical commentary, and ongoing support in this project. 1 would also like to thank Patrick Macklem and David Trubek for their contributions.